We leverage our systems, knowledge, and expertise to develop practical, innovative solutions to unique and complex challenges. We facilitate testing, piloting, and upscaling of home-grown innovations and solutions for sustainable positive impact.
In partnership with our clients, we apply collective action research to ask what does and does not work in workforce design and development. We seek innovative ways to achieve value for money and to leverage scarce donor funding through the private sector to create shared value partnerships in order to achieve positive social and economic impact.
We advise education systems in creating system-wide support and accountability systems to align incentives and develop tools for capturing and managing system performance data for better-informed decision making.
We support clients on long-term journeys to improve education and workforce development performance. We help diagnose system-related challenges and identify high-impact, tailored strategies that offer the best value for money.
We build our clients’ capacity for strategic, participative change that enables growth and adaptation in response to workforce development challenges. We offer targeted strategies that underpin effective learning, leadership, change management, reform, and renewal. We have pioneered insightful monitoring and evaluation approaches to understand emerging human resource development priorities and assess our contribution to developmental change, allowing us to better support partners, governments, and stakeholders.
We develop high-profile leaders with great technical capacity by designing and delivering public and private scholarship awards and fellowship programs. These multi-sector international education programs can be undertaken overseas or in-country via formal tertiary course qualifications and are delivered via flexible mixed-mode learning delivery. Our programs provide lifelong learning and professional networking opportunities and support coalitions.
We work with education systems to establish more effective data collection, analysis, and evidence-based decision making. We specialise in managing educational metadata and synthesising trends in the sector to determine where investment will yield the highest value returns.
Our research in the education and workforce development sectors informs the creation of evidence-driven solutions, based on what does and does not work and why. We are a learning organisation that aims to continuously improve our technical services through open consultation, debate, peer review, and transparent performance assessment.
We improve the efficiency and effectiveness of management and leadership in public and private schools. We design interventions to streamline costs and operations, put student learning and achievement first, and focus on integrated, multi-dimensional solutions that create lasting positive impact.
We work on large multi-sector programs that aim to improve social development outcomes through a multi-pronged approach. Education gains are intricately linked and dependent on health, livelihoods, and the complex web of socioeconomic factors that drive individual and collective decisions.
We design and manage the delivery of technical and vocational education and training programs linked to industry and sector demands and underpinned by effective workforce development policy, planning, and research. We develop nationally accredited competency-based systems frameworks informed by labour market analysis and skills mapping and assessment. We liaise with industry and other partners to create employment pathways and deliver employability skills that lead to job placement.
We believe that gender equality and social inclusion are core development issues. Our workforce development programs deliver breakthrough strategies on gender equality and social inclusion initiatives. We have customised delivery capability to address barriers and opportunities in:
- women’s economic empowerment;
- women’s participation in leadership;
- decision-making and peace building;
- ending violence against women;
- access to opportunities and services for people living with disabilities, and
- inclusion of geographically isolated communities and ethnic minorities.